southwestern Colorado

Marijuana-friendly lodging fires up in Colorado



Trevor Hughes 04/03/2015 BOULDER – Colorado's marijuana tourists quickly run into a harsh reality after stopping at one of the state's approximately 330 marijuana stores: Most hotels and ski condos prohibit indoor smoking of any kind, never mind the "kind" kind.

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Lawmakers hit the ground running



Peter Marcus 01/10/2015 DENVER – Lawmakers introduced a flurry of bills at the start of the legislative session this week, ranging from measures cracking down on medical marijuana to rolling back gun-control laws and renewable-energy mandates.

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Recreational marijuana ban lifted in La Plata County



Devin Neeley 06/10/2014 With a unanimous vote, it was official. The ban on recreational marijuana sales in La Plata County was lifted. "I'm happy that its going though in southwestern Colorado," said Zach McManus, a prospective recreational pot licensee.

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Searching for support for hemp



Heather Sackett 7/3/2013 Although Colorado voters legalized hemp farming with last fall’s passage of Amendment 64, it remains illegal federally. But a grassroots activist group is hoping to change that.

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